Tag: Yukiyasu Kamitani

First they see what we see, then it's The Matrix.

By Eric Wolff | December 29, 2008 4:32 pm

Brain Computer InterfaceThese things always start small: First someone programs a computer to read minds, and next thing you know it’ll be Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and we’ll all be erasing unpleasant memories.

And how long a step can it be from there to the trippy I’m-in-your-mind sequences from The Cell, or even, dare I say it, The Matrix itself? And the mind-reading computer that starts it all? We’re getting there.

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